Graptophyllum pictum (L.) Griff., Not. Pl. Asiat. 4: 139 1854. (Syn: Graptophyllum hortense Nees [Illegitimate]; Graptophyllum hortense var. luridosanguineum (Sims) Chitt.; Graptophyllum hortense var. rubrum Hassk.; Graptophyllum hortense var. viride Hassk.; Graptophyllum pictum var. luridosanguineum (Sims) Bremek. & Backer; Graptophyllum pictum var. viride (Hassk.) Bremek. & Backer; Graptophyllum picturatum W.Bull; Justicia carayana F.Newman ex Nees (Unresolved); Justicia klotzschiana Hoffm. ex Nees (Unresolved); Justicia nitida Nees (Unresolved); Justicia picta L.; Justicia violacea Noronha (Unresolved); Marama picta (L.) Raf.; Monechma violaceum Nees (Unresolved));
Common name: Caricature Plant, Jamaican Croton • Konkani: Kala adulsa, Pandhara adulsa
grap-toh-FILL-um — from the Greek graptos (painted, or variegated) and phyllon (leaf)
Native to: New Guinea
Please Id this potted plant at a private society at Pune
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- brown and white variegated
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- deep purple
I was not able to get the exact dimensions of the plant
Graptophyllum pictum cv. Bronze
Yes Graptophyllum pictum as indicated by …
Ornamental for id – 121012 ANB-0008 – Mumbai: I have not seen any flowers on this plant but the green leaves with yellow patches are quite attractive. Would be great to know its name if possible.
graptophyllum pictum tricolor
Found some plants today in the same Euphorbia’s garden which I could not id…… I have posted those picture on eflora to id and which I could ID from my book Tropical Garden Plants, I have attached with this mail.
Ornamental For ID : Lalbagh,Bangalore : 191213 : AK-21 : Attachments (4). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Seen at Lalbagh Gardens on 24/11/13.
Cultivated, ornamental plants.
Acanthaceae Fortnight :: Graptophyllum pictum :: various gardens of Mumbai :: DVMAR42/53 : 4 posts by 3 authors. 4 images.
Graptophyllum pictum (L.) Griff.
in various gardens of Mumbai
nice variegated leaves
so obviously a cultivar?
Yes …, a cultivar.
Acanthaceae Fortnight : Graptophyllum pictum : Nasik : 31MAR15 : AK-29: 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Help with the ID of Shrub from Karnataka-GSOCT2016/01 : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
Please help with the ID of this shrub photographed from Hoysala Village, Bedur Road, Hassan, Karnataka on 27 September, 2015
To me this plant looks like Graptophyllum pictum, Syn Justicia pictum of Acanthaceae.
Graptophyllum pictum cv. ‘Tricolor’ : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6) – around 650 kb each.
Location: Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
Date: 12 August 2018
Elevation: 1300 ft.
Habit : Cultivated
yes a popular houseplant and small shrubs by house walls. comes in various shades of pinks, whites and faintly red centrally spaces blotches, and totally green leaves too. thanks for the flower pictures